2022

7-8 September 2022
Grand Hyatt Melbourne

The sixth edition of Intersekt is back in 2022!

2021 was a highlight year with traditional financial institutes coming together with fintechs and other financial services companies to showcase partnerships and collaboration more than ever before. Australia’s most thought provoking fintech conference gathered Australian fintechs, hubs, accelerators, policymakers, regulators, investors and advisors to analyse, discuss and unlock the potential of Australia’s fintech market. 

The 2022 program will again bring together leading international and national speakers, with roundtables, workshops, satellite events and extensive networking opportunities with multiple social functions.

Hosted by FinTech Australia and supported by the Victorian Government, Intersekt 2022 is the fintech conference that everyone values, with opportunities to connect with potential investors, customers, partners, suppliers and advisors.

What’s so unique about Intersekt 2022!

Here is a quick walkthrough for what’s in store:

  • Limited seats – Fintech leaders, Government, Regulators, Investors, Banks, Financial Institutes, Fintech Support Services
  • Roundtables with treasury, regulators and advisors on CDR, NPPA, ASIC and other key topics
  • Meeting rooms with industry facilitators such as Austrade
  • Industry Dinners, Welcome Drinks, VIP Dinner, Women in Fintech Breakfast, Closing Networking Drinks
  • Digital only events, pre and post conference

Presentations, Fireside Chats and Panels

Networking Opportunities

Social Events

2021 Highlights

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors

Victoria State Government

Presenting Partner

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions is committed to supporting a productive, competitive and sustainable Victorian economy, with a particular focus on knowledge-based sectors.

The Intersekt Festival presents a valuable opportunity to connect with the Department on investment and trade opportunities.

https://www.vic.gov.au/

Austrade

Gold Sponsor

Austrade specialises in connecting Australian businesses to the world and the world to Australian businesses, with over 70 global offices staffed by business development experts. They help Australian businesses enter international markets faster, navigate regulations and find customers; they also work with international companies and ease their entry into the Australian market, connect with the ecosystem and regulators.

Grab your chance to meet the best advisors in the industry in person at Intersekt’21.

Between Wednesday 19 May 2021 3:00 PM and Thursday 20 May 2021 4:40 PM

https://www.austrade.gov.au/

BPAY

Bronze Sponsor

BPAY is Australia’s favourite way to pay bills. The BPAY brand is recognised as a leading payment provider offering security and safety for their customers’ through digital banking channels. BPAY continues to optimise its product offering and is now offering key functionality through a range of APIs allowing fintechs to tap into new payment innovations.

BPAY is a brand of BPAY Group, the brains behind some important Australian firsts – like the BPAY bill payments system; Osko, the faster way to pay and Sypht, the latest way to unlock the value in unstructured data.

https://bpay.com.au/

Xero

Bronze Sponsor

Xero is known for leading engagement with the world’s most innovative banks and fintechs, to ensure that our customers can access the most relevant financial services. Platforms like Xero, the banks and fintech sector are coming together to help seamlessly integrate technology and financial management so that the customer wins. Through Xero's partnerships with third-party apps and connections to financial services providers, we’ve been able to help businesses get paid faster, make payments more efficiently, access the capital they need, and make critical decisions. We encourage any fintechs focused on small business solutions to get in touch to explore partnership opportunities.

www.xero.com

Data Action

Bronze and Lanyard Sponsor

Data Action (DA) is a specialist software and services provider to the alternate banking and financial services industry. With a firmly embedded focus of supporting the financial wellbeing of Australians, DA enhances the banking experience of more than a million Australians via its core banking and digital platforms every day. With over 30 years’ experience, DA represents over $33 billion in client assets and is well positioned to continue its extraordinary track record of success with continued market expansion. 

DA operates nationally with staff based in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and services a broad client base including customer owned banks, credit unions, neobanks and financial services membership organisations. 

Key contacts:

Andrew McCleave – General Manager of Customer Experience and Growth - amccleave@da.com.au
David Lally – Head of Solution Sales - dlally@da.com.au
Megan Mulia – Head of Strategy and Marketing mmulia@da.com.au

https://www.da.com.au/

Monoova

Digital Sponsor

Take the hassle out of payments so you can focus on freeing your business to scale. Monoova automates how you receive, manage and pay funds in real time.

We enable innovative, scaling businesses with large, ongoing transaction flows to manage all payments automatically, through one simple API integration. No one wants to spend time on payments. It is just supposed to work. By partnering with Monoova, businesses can leave the payments side to us and focus on what they do best.

 

https://www.monoova.com/

BDO

Digital Sponsor

BDO is one of the worlds leading accountancy and advisory organisations, with a team of more than 80,000 people worldwide. In Australia, BDO is one of the countrys largest associations of independently owned accounting practices, with offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. In 2018, they were named the fastest-growing mid-tier firm in Australia in the AFR Top 100 Accounting Firms Report.

www.bdo.com.au

The Argyle Network

Digital Sponsor

The Argyle Network is - at its core - a community of financial services technology professionals

We work on a highly relationship-driven basis. Often in more of an advisory role to both job seekers and employers.

We assist technologists in how best to further their careers by helping to map out the journey.

We provide up-to-date market technology trends, successfully introducing and helping employers secure highly sought after, and often passive, talent.

We look forward to working with you.

https://www.argyle-network.com/

Q2

Digital Sponsor

Q2 is a financial experience company dedicated to providing digital banking and lending solutions to financial institutions globally. With comprehensive end-to-end solution sets, Q2 enables its partners to provide cohesive, secure, data-driven experience for end-borrowers – from consumer to small business and corporates. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Q2 has offices throughout the world and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the stock symbol QTWO. To learn more, please visit Q2.com

https://www.q2.com/

Vocus

Coffee Cart Sponsor

As a leading specialist fibre and network solutions provider, Vocus connects people, businesses, governments, and communities across Australia and New Zealand, to the world.

With a world-class team of experts, we challenge convention and do things differently to make brilliant solutions simple.

We own and operate a 30,000km fibre network that is purpose-built and managed for business and government, so we understand how vital high performance and secure network solutions are for any organisation today.

Above all, we know how important it is to make things simple and reliable, and to give you more control in ways that matter most.

https://www.vocus.com.au/

Bleu

Industry Dinner and Lunch Sponsor

Bleu is a leading fintech company on a mission to drive simple and secure payments. With a unique, white-labeled solution, Bleu empowers merchants to accept touchless payments via Bluetooth and allows customers to pay everywhere with freedom: card, transfer, cryptocurrency, it’s all possible with Bleu. With no hardware, Bleu is on a mission to scale payment services globally and make them accessible for all.

https://www.bleuco.com/

Intuit

Industry Dinner Sponsor

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps our customers and communities overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving millions of customers worldwide with TurboTax, QuickBooks, Credit Karma and Mint, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper and we work tirelessly to find new, innovative ways to deliver on this belief.

In Australia, Intuit is best known for QuickBooks Online cloud-based financial management software. It is designed to slash the time small business owners and operators spend managing their business finances by helping with tasks such as: creating estimates and invoices; tracking sales and cash flow; managing customers and suppliers; monitoring GST and making completing BAS much easier; understanding the company's performance and planning ahead and budgeting. With over 7 million small businesses using QuickBooks globally, QuickBooks Online is recognised as the leading online accounting application for small businesses.

www.intuit.com

ComplyAdvantage

VIP Dinner Sponsor

Automate Customer Screening & Reduce False Positives By 70% With ComplyAdvantage. The Most Powerful And Flexible Tools For AML Compliance. Request A Demo Today.

https://complyadvantage.com/

Mambu

Industry Dinner Sponsor

SaaS. Cloud native. API-driven. These all describe market-leading banking and financial services platform Mambu. Launched in 2011, Mambu can fast-track the design and build of nearly any type of financial offering - bank, lender, fintech and more. A unique composable approach means that independent components, systems and connectors can be assembled in any configuration to meet business needs and end user demands. Mambu has 500 employees​ that support ​180 customers in over 65 countries, including N26, OakNorth, Tandem, ABN AMRO, Bank Islam and Orange Bank.

https://www.mambu.com/

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Closing Drinks Co-Sponsor

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

https://aws.amazon.com/

Itoc

Closing Drinks Co-Sponsor

Enabling businesses to realise the full value of the Cloud. Itoc delivers value from the Cloud through progressive culture, empowering people, effective processes and enabling technology.

No matter where businesses are positioned in their cloud journey, we find that they often struggle with key challenges that prevent them from realising the full potential of the Cloud. Our purpose is to partner with you to solve your biggest challenges and create new opportunities through disruptive thinking and technologies.

We have the experience and expertise to help you deliver outcomes on AWS today, and navigate whatever challenges may be around the corner tomorrow.

https://itoc.com.au/

UK Department for International Trade 

Welcome Drinks Co-Sponsor

The UK Department for International Trade secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

https://www.great.gov.uk/

Square

Welcome Drinks Co-Sponsor

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) revolutionised payments in 2009 with Square Reader, making it possible for anyone to accept card payments using just a smartphone or tablet. Today, Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in-person, manage their business, and access financing. Square has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, and the UK.

https://squareup.com/au/en

Afterpay

Delegate Bag Sponsor

Afterpay Limited (ASX: APT) is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments, always interest-free. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time - helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt. As of March 2021, Afterpay is offered by nearly 86,000 of the world’s favourite retailers, and is used by nearly 15 million active customers globally. Afterpay is currently available in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, where it is known as Clearpay. Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.

https://www.afterpay.com/

EY

Stage Sponsor

EY has a proud history of supporting the Fintech Industry. From B2C, B2B, start-ups, investors, incumbent financial institutions to regulators, policy makers, educational institutions, accelerators / hubs and industry associations such as FinTech Australia, since the emergence of Australia’s fintech industry, we’ve been a passionate about developing the ecosystem and supporting financial services innovation and growth.

Our EY Private and Financial Services teams, bring the best of EY to support entrepreneurs and Fintech companies of all sizes and structures, helping them achieve economic sustainability and growth, fund and commercialise innovation, use technology to solve problems and build companies to service global markets. In a fast-changing world, we give Fintechs the support they need to be effective today and create long-term value for tomorrow.

https://www.ey.com/en_au

Firstmac

Stage Sponsor

Firstmac Limited is an independently-owned, Australian financial services provider with more than 40 years’ experience in home and investment loans. Firstmac has written in excess of 130,000 home loans and manages approximately $12 billion in mortgages. Firstmac self-funds its operations through the release of highly-rated Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS). Throughout our history, we have been fully committed to third-party distribution because we built our business from the start working with mortgage brokers, not by selling our products through branches (we don’t have any). Firstmac is a premier sponsor of the Brisbane Broncos.

https://www.firstmac.com.au/

Frollo

Panel Sponsor

Frollo is a purpose-driven FinTech on a quest to help people feel good about money. We’ve built the simplest way - through our consumer app and SaaS Integration Platform - to help people get their finances on track in just a few simple steps.

https://frollo.com.au/

SHAVIK

Charging Station Sponsor

SHAVIK incorporates leading-edge design and development methodologies to build innovative, cost-effective software that both meets your current business needs and evolves to support your growth.
SHAVIK’s team thinks long-term and builds trusted partnerships. We’ll take time to understand your ideas and requirements fully, challenge norms and assumptions, and communicate your options in plain, simple terms. We’re not just a vendor. Our team will work closely with yours to ensure the solution we build is fit-for-purpose, cost-effective, and easy to support and maintain.

https://www.shavik.ai/

Newfound

Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea Sponsor

We work with tech scale-ups and trade and investment organisations to drive economic growth.

We’ve built a solid reputation for clients across multiple sectors including putting the right leadership in place so companies can grow and scale with confidence.

Backed up with our expert market validation and market entry support, we deliver high-growth companies with the local market knowledge they need to succeed.

With considerable experience in B2B SaaS, we have supported:

Cyber / EdTech / FinTech / HealthTech / InsurTech / LawTech / MarTech / PropTech / RegTech / RetailTech / Smart Cities / Telco / WealthTech

From supporting businesses coming to the UK & Europe as well as businesses going to Asia-Pacific, we are well placed to help our clients grow to new markets.

http://www.newfound.global/

Newfound

Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea Sponsor

We work with tech scale-ups and trade and investment organisations to drive economic growth.

We’ve built a solid reputation for clients across multiple sectors including putting the right leadership in place so companies can grow and scale with confidence.

Backed up with our expert market validation and market entry support, we deliver high-growth companies with the local market knowledge they need to succeed.

With considerable experience in B2B SaaS, we have supported:

Cyber / EdTech / FinTech / HealthTech / InsurTech / LawTech / MarTech / PropTech / RegTech / RetailTech / Smart Cities / Telco / WealthTech

From supporting businesses coming to the UK & Europe as well as businesses going to Asia-Pacific, we are well placed to help our clients grow to new markets.

http://www.newfound.global/

OpenMarkets Group

Pen Sponsor

OMG (Openmarkets Group) is an independent trading and wealth management fintech, providing technologies and market infrastructure to investment professionals and connecting consumers with investment and advice. OMG is made up of Openmarkets (Australia's largest independent retail broker providing a white-labelled tech stack for intermediaries and connecting fintechs to markets via enterprise APIs) and Opentrader (a self-directed trading platform for professional traders and those who want to trade like a pro- from only $5 per trade.) OMG’s mission is to accelerate access to wealth creation for all Australians, whether they choose to use a financial adviser or go it alone.

https://openmarkets.group/

Dubber

Meeting Room Sponsor

Dubber is unlocking the potential of voice data from any call or conversation. Dubber is the world’s most scalable Unified Call Recording service and Voice Intelligence Cloud adopted as core network infrastructure by multiple global leading telecommunications carriers in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Dubber allows service providers to offer call recording for compliance, business intelligence, sentiment analysis, AI and more on any phone. Dubber is a disruptive innovator in the multi-billion-dollar call recording industry, its Software as a Service offering removes the need for on-premise hardware, applications or costly and limited storage.

https://www.dubber.net/

Look Who's Charging

Morning Tea Sponsor

Look Who’s Charging suite of APIs provide banks and consumers with a deep, meaningful and accurate view of income, expenses and financial position. Look Who’s Charging processes over 2 billion transactions a month, via integrations with over 20 financial institutions, including three of the big four banks, and they have over 10 million end users of their solution. Look Who’s Charging became part of the Experian Group in 2019.

https://lookwhoscharging.com.au/

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Afternoon Tea Sponsor

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. We provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare and government. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

www.risk.lexisnexis.com/FIM-EN

K&L Gates

Lunch Sponsor

K&L Gates advises FinTechs across the various stages in their lifecycle, providing practical guidance and support along the journey:

  • at launch – including formation assistance and threshold regulatory advice, scaled to suit your current scale;
  • at growth – advising on strategic M&A activity, patent and trademark protection, SAAs opportunities and options for greater regulatory control; and
  • at exit – assisting with IPOs, trade sale and other exit strategies.

We're with you for the long haul, keen to partner with you to transform the banking and financial services market. K&L Gates' strong reputation in the industry delivers for our clients across the global FinTech ecosystem through our:

  • extensive experience assisting Australian and foreign FinTech entities;
  • global reach, with FinTech experts throughout major markets; and
  • interdisciplinary and collaborative approach.

The FinTech industry encompasses a wide range of verticals, including payments, blockchain and crypto, neo super, neo banking, marketplace lending, asset management and RegTech, among others. K&L Gates draws upon a cross practice global team of more than 100 FinTech lawyers with vast experience assisting FinTechs in navigating the business, regulatory, intellectual property, tax and policy maze that often characterises this industry.

https://www.klgates.com/

Law Squared

Panel Sponsor

Driven by outcome and success, Law Squared is for the individuals, the entrepreneurs and the corporates looking for counsel they can trust. We are a NewLaw firm specialising in working with Australia’s leading disruptive businesses, corporates, ASX listed entities and multi-national clients.

We work as a part of our client's team, providing strategic advice and proactively managing their daily legal requirements, and we are unique in the way that we seek to understand how our clients and their businesses tick and how we can build deep and meaningful relationships with them.

https://www.lawsquared.co/

YBF

Supporting Partner

YBF is Australia’s original and largest tech and innovation hub. Its premium co-working space is home to hundreds of future-focused technology startups and scaleups in areas of fintech, legaltech, proptech, data and analytics, AR, blockchain, AI, machine learning, cloud and SaaS. Uber, 90 Seconds, Foodora, Kickstarter, Wrike, Lucidchart and Thought Machine have all started their Australian journeys from YBF and many are still based out of YBF Melbourne, YBF Sydney or both. YBF’s three-tiered mission is to help startups and scaleups to succeed, corporates to innovate and the Australian tech ecosystem to thrive.

YBF is the proud home of FinTech Australia in Melbourne and Sydney.

https://ybfventures.com/

Open Insurance

Coffee Cart Sponsor

Open is the platform for embedded insurance. Businesses of all sizes use Open's infrastructure and APIs to offer simple, personalised car and home insurance. Insurance is embedded into existing workflows to make life easy for customers, leveraging AI to present better prices. We work with brands such as Telstra and ahm, and operate across Australia and New Zealand. Open is backed by Airtree Ventures and Hollard Insurance. We believe in using business as a force for good. We're just 4 years old and we are proud to be a certified B Corporation which means we abide to the highest social and environmental standards. 

https://beopen.com/

BTC Markets

Photo Area Sponsor

Australia’s largest and most trusted cryptocurrency exchange, BTC Markets, is Australian owned and operated. Trusted by over 300,000 Australians, BTC Markets is the preferred cryptocurrency exchange for traders seeking trusted cybersecurity, a locally-based, expert support team, and unrivalled liquidity and market depth across 21 markets.
BTC Markets is ideal for individual traders, institutional investors, and self-managed super funds, offering 24/7 account trading, competitive fees, powerful APIs, and OTC, amongst a range of other features.
BTC Markets supports all major cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin, along with other digital assets, and provides free and instant AUD deposits and withdrawals.

https://www.btcmarkets.net/

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